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October 24, 2017


July 17, 2014

Dennison Building to be renovated for academic centers, institutes

The university will invest $49 million to transform the Dennison Building into academic centers and institute offices.

A complete renovation of the 106,000-square-foot, 10-story, high-rise section of the building was approved by the Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday.

July 17, 2014

Tisch family members continue tradition of support

Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch of New York have made a $5 million gift to the University of Michigan, continuing a long relationship and history of support begun by Jonathan Tisch’s parents.

July 17, 2014

U-M initiative transforming what it means to 'go to court'

The University of Michigan is spearheading development of what is believed to be first-of-its-kind technology to help people who have been charged with minor offenses interact with courts online, without needing to hire an attorney.                    

June 19, 2014

White to chair Board of Regents; Ryder Diggs named vice chair

Regent Katherine White will serve as the next chair of the Board of Regents for a one-year term beginning July 1. Regent Shauna Ryder Diggs was named vice chair when the appointments were announced June 19 by Regent Andrea Fischer Newman at the board's monthly meeting.

June 19, 2014

Henry Russel lecturer, awardees named for 2015

Homer A. Neal, known nationally and internationally for his accomplishments in experimental high energy physics, has been selected as the 2015 Henry Russel Lecturer — one of the university’s highest honors for a senior member of its active faculty.

June 19, 2014

UM-Dearborn will increase financial aid by 21 percent

UM-Dearborn’s 2014-15 operating budget, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, includes a 21 percent increase in the financial aid budget and meets the state Legislature’s tuition restraints introduced earlier this month.

June 19, 2014

Regents approve UM-Flint tuition rates, budget

A general fund budget for the UM-Flint campus for the 2014-15 fiscal year was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents. The regents also set tuition and fees as well as housing rates for the coming academic year.

June 19, 2014

Regents approve two key appointments by provost

Editor's note: This story has been updated from a previous version.

Kedra Ishop, a veteran university admissions official who has been director of admissions at The University of Texas-Austin since 2009, has been appointed to the new position of associate vice president for enrollment management.

May 15, 2014

Regents approve faculty promotions

The Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure or promotion of faculty on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below in alphabetical order.

May 15, 2014

Regents Roundup — May 2014

The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday:

Renovations at NCRC planned

Vacant space on the ground level of Building 14 at the North Campus Research Complex will be renovated to create additional offices for the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation.

May 15, 2014

UMHS center to advance care for critical emergency patients

Every day, some of the nation's most critically ill and injured patients come through the U-M Health System's adult emergency department. Once emergency medicine teams stabilize them, most head for an operating room or directly upstairs to one of U-M's six specialized adult intensive care units.


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